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General Evening Post (Newspaper) - April 6, 1771, London, Middlesex 1 L O Evenin E O Price Twopence From SAT U R D A to T H E S D A APRIL Sold by at in PaternofterRow J where Advertifements and Letters of Intelligence are taken in and thofe who chufe to be regularly ferved with this are requeued to Articles of andLetters from are alfo received by RICHARDSON and at the Exchange Dunftans Fleetftreet at the Corner of Effexftreet in the Strand the Corner of Charingcrofs New Bondftreet m and NO WHERE Proprietors of the GENERAL EVEN ING POST return their grateful thanks to the Public for that Encouragement and Indulgence which this Paper has fo long and are refohed to render it in all Rejpefts worthy of They knozv they bave no Right to expeft Encouragement but in Proportion to their and they are affured that the equitable Public will not only reward but every Degree of Improve If a good a good the utmoft Care in collecting the mojl im portant and inter efting Intelligence if a methodical and perjpicuous Arrange ment if the great eft pqfjible Variety of proper and a determined Refo lution to admit all wellwritten that are decent and without Par tiality if a peculiar Attention to the conspicuous Difplay of end general Attention to all Kinds of In telligence in which our Manufactures and Commerce may be inter efted if the ftricleft and mojl vigorous Attention to improve this Paper in all thefe Particu lars JJjould appear from this in its the Proprietors doubt not but they Jlwll have the Pleasure of perceiv ing the Public in the in creafmg Demand for their From the LONDON his Majeftys Merlin ind Cruder India with the Dutch At Nantz Malaga At Barbidoes AtEuncirk from At Cctte froia At Rotterdam from AffcTew York from Rhode Lland and Weft L O D O Her Majefty was not prefent yefterday in he drawingroom at nor at the Chanel but had divine fcrvice performed at ler At a very numerous General Monthly Met ing of the Society of friends of at the Standard m Wednefday evening it was unanimouiy en rfE Duwacer Pnncefs Radzivil died here on Wednefday Drefd The great fall of fnow that we had here on and the froft retards the arrival of all the nor Four from Denmark and Sweden are due as well as a poft from B A N K R U P T chant to appear April MaV f the Rofe Md in Kirby Dividends to be May of at Thomas of the of Great Eda of but of in the at April of at the Kings m Mav of South Audleyftreet Grofvenor at Certificate to be April Thomas of COUNTRY Thurfday laft the 6ift regiment of foot embarked on board the trani portt at for Aprils Tuefday were paid at Spit head the men on board the Prince ot Elizabeth and April The Principal of Mary is appointed Pro feflbr of Modern Hiftory in the SHIP APRIL 5Wind Came down and remain wib Merlin Lop and the WUliams for Cadiz and Good Michaels Wjnd CKM down and ftiled Hereford Luney and tor That the thanks Society be trani mitted to the the Lord Mayor and Aldermen Wilkes and for their in flexible perfeverance in the performance of their as in fupport of the laws of their the rights and privileges of the That a Committee be appointed to wait on the Lord Mayor and Al dermen with this And on Saturday the Committee attended the Mayor and Alderman in the Tower and Alderman at the with the refolution his Lojdfhip was pleafed to make the following anfwer It gives me great pleafure to find that my conduct has merited the not only of the Citizens of but the people in and aimongft them pf the friends of freedom from the Standard Tavern I am con fcious of having only done my duty as a Magif trate attentive to the laws of my country a character which I am and gave of their fcnfe of the honour done them and of their to per tkat conduct which had merited the approbation of the We hear there will fpeedily he a general meet ing of the electors of Alderman Wilkes fat Lift Saturday at the Manfionhoufe by the Lord Mayors that the courfe of juftice might not be impeded on account of his On Saturday fevend of the nobility and mem bers of the Houfe of Commons vifrted the Lord Mayor in the The Lady of Alderman Oliver approves to much of the upright behaviour of her that fheconftantly fleeps and lives a prifoner in the On Saturday Earl Temple came to town from Friday night as a young lady was getting out of her coach at theTheatre Royal in the Hay he unfortunately ftepped on a piece of orange which threw her down and her leg in a very dangerous Extraft of a Letter from April Our laft from Dumfries that the number of people affembled there on ac count of the high price of corn had increafed to above and proceeded to unload fome meal which was on board a veffel bound for on which the military marched down to hip the mob then but when the foldiers were returning to the the mob afftuhed them in a narrow ftreet called the Fryars which leads from the bridge to the town feve al of officers and maoy ofthe men were much hurt the magiftrates and juftices of the peace who attended the party gave them orders to fire a few of the ranks did but fired over their and finding they were not they at laft fired among the mob one man another dangeroufly and died next and about five or fix were Qightly wounded the mob then and when the poft on all was quiet their it is high time for the government to exert itfelf in the repreflingof fuch feditious tumults and If that extraordi nary lenity and forbearance which has been hitherto hewn on thefe occafions proves ineffec tual to that thefe mifcreants of the community ought to be made fenlible that our constitution is armed with a fnflicicnt force for the reformation of fuch llt tlement of the public As fuch a practice is fcandalous to our fo it is no Icfs a reproach to our We are become a byeword among the nations for our ridiculous feuds and and fil all the public prints of Europe with accounts of our midnight brawls and The mifchief arifmg to private perfons from thefe vile diilurbers of the commonwealth are too many to be enume Both the great and innocent are in fulted by the milled and populace feveral of whom being engaged in thefe have loft their or been difabled for ever from aflifling their families tco many have fallen a facrince to their own follv and Our correfpon dent concludes as follows God forbid our is faid to have refembled that of Rome in its ihonld re femble it alfo in its Their blood having been once as the people became habituated to the fight of the ideas it created grew lefs at Lngih Civil Wars were I am fen f after having quoted fo great a what I add mult ap pear to di fad therefore I hall conclude in his own words Thefe and the like onfi though they may have no influence on the unruly ought to fink into he ruinds of thofe who are their abet and if they eicape the puniihment here due to muft well know that thee feveral mifchiefs will be one dav l Geuius of The Bufy Weiilere Tweed with the life of a Charles All the fongs of Filcb in the Beggars Between the difpoliticn of the Weatherbeaten will entotain the audience with a new pantomime of his called HARLEQJLfIN The whole to conclude with a grand chorus BRITONS STRIKE the People of HERTFORDSHIRE NOTICE i htrely 1btt 71 Men to ihe rf the County of are appoinied io fi the Town of in the J aid County on Saturday the Fourth of May there to remain for Eight and Twenty to be trained and exfdfed as the Datid this zStb day of MarcK i77 J3j Ordsr of the ZAeutenanci Clerk c the M A S QJJ EPvADE AS Perfons have protended to the Nobility that thy were DrefsMakers to BAR s takes this method of a f luring the Kobility in and her friends in That no perfcn has madany for except Sic humbly tlis continuant c of thti and they vt ill e pleafed to fend their commands to Member for Bofliney in and one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber to his to Mifs eldeft dauahter of John Eiq of John Efq Mufical Intelligence PREVIOUS to the rifing of the prefent Par there will be exhibited time and place in a future advertisement A GRAND Conduced in the Dutch taftc re excellencies of thefe the attendance o the devotees and in are par ticularly A LIST of the with the SONGS they are to SONGS Oh had I been h fate decreed Sy MJt Some humble cottage Faircft of all female 1 Of worth and beauty her 3 Rule of Thus I ftand like Turk with ny Doxies of Can Love be controuled by advice of The laws eie made for the littleLord Wholl buy a heart General What beauties does Flora O the roaft beef of Old EnglandSerjeant or toot quartered At JOHN 24 years of five feet eight inches dark brown curled brown hazle much marked with the vas by trade a and had on when he departed a brown coloured a rjd lapelld and leather He was born in JOHN zz of five feet fix inches a half with brown frefh and grey eyes j and had on hewent off a light blown a blue hpclld and leather He was born in Worcefteffuite RICHARD 20 years of five feet eight inches with fair frefli and grey by trade a has an impediment in his and lately claimed as an apprentice by a perlon at KidderminiTer fuppofed by One over and above the granted by aft of Parliament on snd delivering e iher above deferters to any party of theajlh regiment wll be pad by Serjeant Venters of thj fjid regiment a hi quarters at the Anchor and Grown in or by officer commandinv a pirty of the laid in To be SOLD by On the On Monday the isth and the following By ordtr of the executors of HENR late of Marys in the county of THE LEASE of a tmall compact newbuilt BRICK with and a neat Gardcnlaid out in the modern abounding wkh fruit a Canal well flocked with trout j and Two frnall Tenements all his genuine Houfhold Wearing and a large Quantity ot Homemade Wines and other The whole to be viewed on Friday the nth inftant to the time of fale Sunday excepted which will begin precifcly at twelve Catalogues to be hnd at the place of the Tyger s at Foots the Black Horfe at the Whits at and of Chefibn and Land contiguous with the above premiiea fflay be had if Hovv happy could I be with eitherGeneral for South Catoliiw Martin Avres Antigua Vvattj and for for Leghorn Kitby for Oporto and for On looking over the works of the late inimi table fays a correfpondeut m a paper of his called The I read the following as they I feem very applicable to the prefent 1 fend for the perufal of thofe led a fet cffAligning abufe the beft of conftitutionsand ot If our common people have not virtue enough left among them to lay afvde this wicked and xlnnatural hatred which is crept into their hearts againft nor jenfe enough to refift the artifices of thofe incendiaries who would animate them to the1 fieftruftion of V LxV You vile pack of what do you mean A pox of thefe they keep fuch a 3jolly Barringtcn I can a billet With your humble fervant J Sweet a the Right Honourable the Lord and Alderman What care I for affairs of For I have been an I I have f I have been and The man that is drunk is void of all Lori Lytd LifUietant of On Monday the will be In Two price npHE CURATE of COVENTRY A T A L By JOHN Author of theHiftory and Adventures of Arthur aid Editor of Gaytons Feftivous Notes on Don Printed for at the Corner of Pauls This Day was In price One Shilling AN ESSAY on WEIGHING of Wherein is fliewn an effedual Met h off for Dif covering and of Counterfeit Pieces of on trc Principles of whereby not only GoW Coins bu alfo all Sorts of Gold and Silver Plate may be and the intriunc value thereof afcertainsd to the grcateft To which is Atery extenfive wherein a great Numterof counterfeit Pieces of iow circuiting for genuine are The SECOKD By WILLIAM Colleaor of and Author of the Praftical Sold by oppolite BcpkfsUw W tis ;